Dates

Yoga: Curvy Yoga for people of all shapes and sizes 7:15-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays Westside Yoga Center, $15 drop-in fee ($12 seniors) /$12 per class with card ($8/seniors), and special offers (see website).IMG_0913

 

May 10-15 – Brave Voice: Writing & Singing for Your Life (with Kelley Hunt). Join us for the 10th annual retreat to fire up your creative soul with writing, songwriting, singing, and other arts, all of which is open to you whether you are just beginning or a seasoned artist, musician or writer. Held in the beautiful Flint Hills of Kansas, Brave Voice has helped many come home to their bravest and most meaningful voice, art, work and life. Early bird registration expires 12/15/14. Details here.10704138_10205184257427284_2314691922511808607_n

May 19 – Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies at Emporia Public Library.  Join weather chaser/photographer Stephen Locke and Kansas Poet Laureate Emeritus Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg for a multi-media presentation that includes images and videos of wild weather matched with stirring poems. Books available for sale on site. 6:30 p.m., 110 E. 6h St.

May 28 – – Kansas Humanities Council TALK on Gardens of Kyoto by Kate Walbert, 6 p.m., Bonner Springs City Library,  201 N Nettleton Ave.

May 18-June 28 – Changing the World With Words: TLA Foundations online class with writer, TLA founder, and educator Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, and writer and workshop facilitator Joanna Tebbs Young. This thorough introduction to all things TLA encompasses the personal and the global, the contemporary and the historic, and how TLA can be practiced through writing, storytelling, performance, song, and collaborative, expressive and integrated arts.Cover

June 4-6 — Transformative Language Arts in Action New York City Booktour, sponsored by Goddard College and the Goddard Graduate Institute. Featuring Ruth Farmer, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Katt Lissard and others featured in the book. 7 p.m. Thurs., June 4 at The Love Shack: A Little Palace in Brooklyn, 161 Stockholm St, Brooklyn, NY 11237. Sat. event location in Harlem, 850 Saint Nicholas Avenue, New York (Goddard Graduate Institute Student & Alumni Reception but open to all).

June 23 – Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies at Free State Arts Festival in Lawrence, KS. Join weather chaser/photographer Stephen Locke and Kansas Poet Laureate Emeritus Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg for a multi-media presentation that includes images and videos of wild weather matched with stirring poems. 6-7:15, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

July 17 – Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies at The Bookhouse in St. Louis  Join weather chaser/photographer Stephen Locke and Kansas Poet Laureate Emeritus Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg for a multi-media presentation that includes images and videos of wild weather matched with stirring poems. Books available for sale on site. 7 p.m., 7362 Manchester Ave., St. Louis.

July 18 – Chasing Weather at Boone County Historical Society in Columbia, MO. Join Kansas Poet Laureate Emeritus Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg for a multi-media presentation that includes images and videos of wild weather matched with stirring poems from her latest books, and a reading of other poems too. Books available for sale on site. 3801 Ponderosa St, Columbia, MO 65201

Aug. 7-14 – Goddard Graduate Institute Residency in Plainfield, VT. The institute houses the Individualized MA, Health and Sciences MA, Social Innovation and Sustainability MA, and MA concentrations in Transformative Language Arts, and Consciousness Studies. Caryn teaches in all these programs and coordinates Transformative Language Arts. Learn more about Goddard’s institute here.

Sept. 3 – Chasing Weather at Boone County Historical Society in Louisburg, KS. Join Kansas Poet Laureate Emeritus Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg for a multi-media presentation that includes images and videos of wild weather matched with stirring poems from her latest books, and a reading of other poems too. Books available for sale on site. Louisburg Library, 206 South Broadway St.

Jimmy Santiago BacaSept. 17-20 – Power of Words Conference at Unity Village, Kansas City: Join Caryn along with over 50 other presenters on how writing, storytelling, performance, music and more can foster healing, social change, community, and connection in this powerful gathering. Keynoters include Jimmy Santiago Baca, Sha Cage and E.G. Bailey, Darren Canady, and Xanath Caraza.

Nov. 5 – Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies and visiting writer with Stephen Locke at Johnson County Community College, 7 p.m. in the Hudson Auditorium of the Nerman Gallery with reception in the Nerman atrium at 6:30., Overland Park, KS.

April 30 – May 2 – Lougheed-Kofoed Festival of the Arts: Keynote Speaker. State University of New York, Potsdam, NY.